Servants' Stories(April 06, 2015)
My website has been sadly neglected of late as I've been beavering away on my latest book, Servants' Stories: Life Below Stairs 1800-1950. It's now with my publisher, Pen & Sword, and will be published in September 2015.
The research for Servants' Stories involved delving into diaries, memoirs, letters and newspaper reports. I was also privileged to interview and correspond with a number of ex-servants who told their stories for the latter stages of the book. This helped me to rediscover the value of oral history as a tool for research and for finding those wonderful little details that really bring history to life.
Watch this space for a sneaky peak of the front cover of Servants' Stories...